Our Mission Statement:   The Lions Club International is dedicated to the improving the quality of life for those with sight impairment both within local club communities and internationally.  We, the Bernards Lions Club, fully support the credence of the international organization.  The Bernards Lions Club will recognize the needs of the local community as well and will strive to support our Youth, Seniors, local police/fire/rescue organizations, and individual citizens without prejudice.  The Bernards Lions Club will welcome all into the organization who enjoy camaraderie and wish to work towards a better community and world.   

****Joining the Bernards Lions Club and COVID Update****

Bernardsville/Bernards Residents:  Are you interested in joining the Lions Club?  We are making our community and world a better place, be a part of it!!!  Contact us or stop by on our regular meeting night and say "hello". The club is currently meeting on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month at Cafe Rustica, Basking Ridge.  State mandated protocals are in place and the restaurant does an excellent job keeping us safe.

*Club Meeting start time is 6:30 pm*



There is a drive up drop off box located in the driveway next to Gerald A York Optician in Basking Ridge.  Looks just like a mailbox, except yellow and purple colored with a Lions symbol on it.  THANK YOU FOR YOUR DONATIONS!



"An outing to dinner at Sol Mar, Newark Iron Bound"

About our Club

Back in 1963, seven men got together to join forces and volunteered their talents to better our community.  That tradition continues today.  But now, both men and women work together to continue a time honored tradtion of service.  Lions International's world project of sight is still on our daily planner, but our great community always tops the list of our efforts. 

Our club has always been a tremendous supporter of our local Senior Citizens and the youth of our community.  We helped to grow the Memorial Parade to the size it is today (and also started the tradition of throwing all that candy!).  We support our police and fire companys, and assist other organizations throughout the community.

The Bernards Lions Club meets at the Cafe Rustica Restaurant on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of the month.  Delicious!!  Stop on by, introduce yourself, enjoy a meal, and hear about the great things we can accomplish together.  Membership also looks great on a resume!

Keep an eye on our current fundraisers under Featured Events. 

Do visit our Photo Gallery for pictures of recent events.




Lions Clubs International is the world's largest service club organization with more than 1.4 million members in approximately 46,000 clubs in more than 200 countries and geographical areas around the world.

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